A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.4 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008l2l. Event ids that are associated: us10008l2l. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:29:13 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 16:29:13 / April 26, 2017 @ 4:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -97.6739 West, latitude 36.6923 North, depth = 4.4 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry. Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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